Italian photographs album
Scope and Contents
This album consists of 91 albumen photographs of Italian cities (including Florence, Rome, and Siena), Italian monuments, and works of art (usually religious) throughout Italy, likely taken in the 1880s. Some photographs are by Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925). The album consists of 83 images pasted on pages, along with 8 loose prints, and was possibly compiled by a tourist as a souvenir. There are some hand-written captions.
- Creation: approximately 1885-1899
- Crupi, Giovanni, 1859-1925 (Photographer, Person)
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Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925) was an Italian photographer working mostly in Taormina (Sicily), and later in Cairo, Egypt.
.32 Cubic Feet (1 flat box (15.5 x 3 x 12 inches))
Language of Materials
This album consists of 91 albumen photographs of Italian cities (including Florence, Rome, and Siena), Italian monuments, and works of art (usually religious) throughout Italy, likely taken in the 1880s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased.
This collection was processed by Valerie Addonizio in 2016. The approximate date of the album was informed by the work history of Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925), who began photographing in 1885 and moved to Cairo in 1899.
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